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Old 12-04-2003, 08:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys,
I have a 256mb stick on pc 2700 RAM and i wanna get another 256 mb stick. However i want this new one to be of a higher Ram quality e.g. pc 3200. I have heard rumours that sometimes this doesnt work... Is this true???
And if so what can i do? :P

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Old 12-04-2003, 08:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It does work, just the pc3200 will run at the slower speed of the pc 2700 ram.

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Old 12-05-2003, 01:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yes mixing memory is not a good idea. your system performance will be brought down to the weakest link.
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Old 12-05-2003, 09:14 AM   #4 (permalink)
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But still if you are using applications that require a lot of RAM. 512 megs of ram running at the weakest link will be faster than 256 megs of 3200 ram.
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